Domestic Violence Awareness Event
Thursday, October 17, 2019
11:30a - 12:00p PST
Domestic Violence Awareness Talk at Penn State Harrisburg
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Olmsted Bldg, Room C-213
Middletown, PA 17057
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, so it is a special time of year for this talk. Maria A. Turkson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching Psychology and licensed psychologist, will present a summary of domestic violence research and facilitate discussion through interaction and short videos.
Special guest speakers from the community include Chief Deputy District Attorney, Jennifer Gettle, Esq, who won the Governor’s advocacy award for her work with domestic violence victims, and domestic violence victims’ advocates, David Zayas. The event is open to all students and the general public (parking is free during the event). Attendees are encouraged to wear something purple, such as a hat, scarf, shirt etc. to symbolize domestic violence awareness as well as the unity that is required to make social change. Wearing purple clothing is voluntary and is not intended to impose a barrier to attending. Park in the Olmsted lots (free parking during the event).
Details can be found by clicking here.